Pre-Workout Meal
Neglecting your pre-workout meal is the sport equivalent of driving on an empty gas tank while wishing for the best. You must begin with the end in mind. A proper pre-workout meal will give you: 1.Energy 2.Mental drive 3.Focus Your goal will determine your priorities and dictate what to eat pre-workout. If hypertrophy is paramount, your
Here is the repost of my Facebook Live that took place on April 20th Did you miss it? Please like my Facebook page and select “See First” in the Following tab.   Live video I did on my Facebook page where I answered random questions.   00:18 Upcoming seminar series on Powerlifting with Stan Efferding
Carbohydrate food
Not making yourself anabolic post exercise is great mistake for any type of athlete. Or anyone interested in strength and muscle gains for that matter. Once the work is done in the gym, recovery becomes your number one priority. This is why you need to put some thoughts into your post workout meal to replenish
androgen, androgenos, testosterone, testosterona, estrógenos
We live in a toxic world, and this toxicity affects androgen levels at an epidemic level This is reflected in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. But it is also present in the products we consume and we have at least some level of control over this. What
jus de citron
There is another one morning habit besides the meat and nuts breakfast that yields impressive results with minimal preparation time. That habit is drinking a glass of water with lime and salt upon waking up. It is a very effective trick that improves 3 major body systems in one sweeping gesture. In fact, it will positively impact
Research
The good folks at Examine.com are celebrating the 6th birthday of their website today. To celebrate they’re not only having a 50% off sale, but have also written up this must-read on how nutrition research actually works: it provides a great insight into where research fits in in regards to the choice of the foods you
Tagged under: diets, Nutrition, research
macro-nutrients
Why customizing macro-nutrients is an individualization game It may come as a surprise to some, but my psychic abilities gravitate on the low side of the spectrum. And as much as I would like to answer your questions about your specific macro-nutrients ratios, the reality is that it is simply not possible. In all fairness,
It’s Always About “I Deserve More Carbs Because XYZ…” In the last few months, I have the honor and pleasure to do podcasts with the top health and performance interviewers on the Internet: Tim Ferris, Mike Mutzel, Mark Bell and Dave Asprey. Every one of them had a particular interest on my views on carbohydrate
cravings

Natural Prescription for Cravings

By Mike Koskiniemi PhD – Motions Fitness When the Cravings Hit It happens to almost everyone. You’ve eaten a good dinner, you’re not really hungry but all of a sudden you need something bad and you need it now! You feel the cravings for foods that are off limits Next time that snacking urge hits,
zinc deficiency inflammation
A guest Blog by Designs for Health Zinc is where it’s at! Zinc has a long history known as the mineral of the immune system. New research from Oregon State University demonstrated that it appears to affect how the immune system responds to inflammation. A zinc deficiency may play a role in chronic diseases that involve